2021/2022 NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students to Study in the UK

NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2021.

Application Deadline:

31st July 2021

Eligible Countries:


To be taken at (country):

Scholarships are available in the following UK Universities: the University of Aberdeen and the University of Cranfield.

Eligible Field of Study: Courses covered by this scheme include

  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Engineering
  • Management Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Geosciences,
  • Law
  • Medicine.

About the Award:

The scheme was launched in October 2012 and is being managed by the British Council. The first 10 beneficiaries and second 13 beneficiaries left for the United Kingdom for their studies in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course, and is tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK. This NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship scheme includes Environmental Studies, Engineering, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and Medicine.

The first and second sets of beneficiaries have completed their studies and returned to Nigeria. The 2015 set of 15 beneficiaries has commenced their programmes in various UK universities.



Eligibility Criteria: Prospective beneficiaries must –

  • Get provisional admission from select UK institutions to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Medicine
  • Possess a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have completed the NYSC programme
  • No less than an 8.0 IELTS
  • Be no more than 30 years of age
  • Be a Nigerian national resident in Nigeria
  • Provide identification documents from their LGAs
  • Possess an international passport valid for travel for at least one year from September 2018
  • To be able to obtain a tier-4 visa upon being successful
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2018  if selected
  • Not to be a direct relative of staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

Number of Scholarships:


Value of Scholarship:

The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course.

Duration of Scholarship:

Tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK

How to Apply:

It is important to go through the Application Requirements and note all necessary documents before applying.

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Important Notes: All requested documents must be attached. Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for the selection interview. Applicants are therefore advised to be on the lookout for the shortlist on the NLNG website.

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